Here is the calendar of activities of this year’s (2009) Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF).
March 6 – Appreciation Night/Launching Ceremony
Meeting with the Producers regarding Festival Rules and Regulations
June 19 – Deadline for submissions of Notarized Application Form and Screenplays
June 20-29 – Reading and Selection of all the Screenplays submitted
June 30 – Announcement of Official Entries
November 30 – Deadline of submission of trailers of official entries
December 3 – Deadline for submission of finished film entries
December 10 – Deadline of submission of graded (timed) prints
December 17 – Submission of joint certifications with laboratories concerned that prints needed to service the theatres assigned to them shall be made available on time.
Last day of submission of changes in the filmography charts such as names of the leading performers and film genres
December 17-21 – Screening of the official entries by the Board of Jurors
December 24 – Parade of Stars
December 25 – January 7, 2010 – Showing of official entries
December 28 – MMFFP 2009 Awards Night